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C.R. Bard Slammed With Multi-Million Dollar Loss

April 13, 2018 – A day after a jury awarded Plaintiff and her husband $33 million in compensatory damages, the same jury found that an additional $35 million in punitive damages was warranted because Bard “acted maliciously or in wanton and willful disregard of the rights” of Plaintiff. Visit our IVC filter lawsuit page for more information. Please don’t hesitate to call us today if you think you need help with a similar case. Reference: “Bard Hit With $35M Punitive Damages In NJ Mesh Case.” Law360, 13 April 2018,  https://www.law360.com/articles/1033164/bard-hit-with-35m-punitive-damages-in-nj-mesh-case.

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Plaintiff Awarded $1.2 Million In Cook IVC Filter Lawsuit

May 24, 2018 – A Texas jury awarded a firefighter $1.2 million after finding that Cook should have properly warned the man’s surgeon of the risks of its IVC filter after it caused debilitating injuries. Visit our IVC filter lawsuit page for more information. Please don’t hesitate to call us today if you think you need help with a similar case. Reference: Polemenakos, Lori. “$1.2 Million Verdict Reached In Cooke Celect IVC Filter Trial.” Leading Response, 30 May 2018, https://leadingresponse.com/ivc-filter-verdict/.

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Woman Awarded $33 Million in IVC Filter Lawsuit

November 2019 – A jury in Philadelphia awarded more than $33 million to a woman who was injured as a result of a defectively designed blood filter. Visit our IVC filter lawsuit page for more information. Please don’t hesitate to call us today if you think you need help with a similar case. References: Mitchell, Max. “Philadelphia Jury Awards $33M in City’s First IVC Filter Trial.” The Legal Intelligencer, 28 October 2019, www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2019/10/28/phila-jury-awards-33m-in-citys-first-ivc-filter-trial/?slreturn=20191108093839 Ray, John. “Will $33.7 Million IVC Filter Verdict Expedite Mass Settlement?” Mass Tort Nexus, 30 October 2019, https://www.masstortnexus.com/News/5406/Will-337-Million-IVC-Filter-Verdict-Expedite-Mass-Settlement#:~:text=Rex%20Medical)-,The%20Jury%20awarded%20Tracy%20Reed%2DBrown%20%241%2C045%2C764%20million%20in%20future,presided%20over%20the%20Reed%20case.

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Jury Awards $3 Million In Third Cook MDL Bellwether

January 6, 2020 – In the final of three bellwether trials held in the Southern Indiana District Court against Cook Medical IVC filter devices, a jury awards the plaintiff $3 million. Visit our IVC filter lawsuit page for more information. Please don’t hesitate to call us today if you think you need help with a similar case. Reference: “In re Cook Med., Inc., IVC Filters Mktg., Sales Practices & Prod. Liab. Litig.” Casetext, 06 January 2020, https://casetext.com/case/in-re-cook-med-inc-ivc-filters-mktg-sales-practices-prod-liab-litig-3.

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Bard, Cook, and Cordis IVC Filter MDL Status Updates

November 2020 – Lawsuits against C.R. Bard and Cook Medical’s claim that devices were defective. This defect makes it more likely to fracture or perforate the inferior vena cava. Visit our IVC filter lawsuit page for more information. Please don’t hesitate to call us today if you think you need help with a similar case. References: Turner, Terry. “IVC Filter Lawsuits, Verdicts & Settlements”. Drugwatch, 7 July 2020,  https://www.drugwatch.com/ivc-filters/lawsuits/. Turner, Terry. “IVC Filter Removal”. Drugwatch, 17 November 2020, https://www.drugwatch.com/ivc-filters/removal/.

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